City of Bohane by Kevin Barry

City of Bohane

Kevin Barry

277 pages first pub 2011 (editions)

fiction fantasy science fiction adventurous challenging slow-paced

Description

Shortlisted for the 2011 Costa First Novel AwardForty years in the future. The once-great city of Bohane on the west coast of Ireland is on its knees, infested by vice and split along tribal lines. There are the posh parts of town, but it is in th...

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Community Reviews Summary of 247 reviews

Moods

dark 100%
challenging 57%
mysterious 57%
tense 42%
adventurous 28%
funny 28%
reflective 14%
sad 14%

Pace

medium 71%
slow 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 25% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | It's complicated: 25% | Yes: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 40% | No: 40% | Yes: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 40% | Yes: 40% | It's complicated: 20%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

Average rating

3.68

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